BRANSON, Mo. – Two local zip line companies take Adventure Ziplines of Branson to court over the use of the word Branson.
Eco Adventure Holdings and Ozark Mountain Zipline filed a lawsuit alleging the company has infringed upon a registered trademark which is “Branson Zipline.”
The allegations including using that phrase in its internet domain name and also website metatags and Google search result titles.
The lawsuit was filed on January 10 and alleges multiple counts including trademark infringement, federal unfair competition and false designation of origin.
Eco seeks the stop of Adventure Ziplines using phrases “Branson zipline tour,” “Branson zipline” and “Branson zip lines.” Compensation for damages is also stated in the lawsuit. A jury trial is requested.